University of Newcastle (UK) Reviews

Updated 3 Mar 2021

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University of Newcastle (UK) Chancellor Sir Liam Donaldson
Sir Liam Donaldson
58 Ratings
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  • "Minimal career progression within some roles(in 8 reviews)

  • "Support from academics isn't great and there isn't a lot of support for finding a career external from lab work(in 7 reviews)

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  1. "Flexible Work for Students"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Jobs On Campus Student Temp in Newcastle upon Tyne, England

    I worked at University of Newcastle (UK) part-time

    Pros

    Easy to book shifts, good wage for students and flexible

    Cons

    Not great if looking for fixed shifts

  2. "Trustworthy, good management"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lab Technician 

    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK) part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good management, Supportive team and Fair wages

    Cons

    Tedious Can be overlooked by academic staff


  3. "Review"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Student 

    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Quality, Diversity, Inclusion, Attentive and good.

    Cons

    None, none, none, none and none

  4. "Student Worker"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Worker 

    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK) part-time

    Pros

    Flexible to work around study

    Cons

    Work not available all the time

  5. "great place to work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Student Ambassador 

    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK) part-time

    Pros

    Enjoyed speaking to people and networking

    Cons

    limited hours of work during open days

  6. "Working as a SA"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Student Ambassador in Newcastle, England
    Recommends

    I worked at University of Newcastle (UK) part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Support from staff was amazing

    Cons

    Not as many shifts for ambassadors

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  7. "Good pay"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Research Associate in Newcastle, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    salary is fine for a university in the north

    Cons

    location is not good, too far up north

  8. "Great place to go to University"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Student in Newcastle, England

    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time

    Pros

    Great people, amazing city, and well-run University

    Cons

    None that I can think of!

  9. "Good environment to start research"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Assistant Research Scientist 

    I worked at University of Newcastle (UK) full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good environment, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Mountains not too close to the city

  10. "Wonderful part time work opportunity"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Student Ambassador 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at University of Newcastle (UK) part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Flexible Good Pay Great experience Great way to help out and give back

    Cons

    Couldn't think of any cons to note

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